• Back to School Night

    Class Information for Advanced Guitar- Mr. Wong



    Advanced Guitar


    Skills/Topics covered in class include:


    • Reading notation in 2nd, 5th, 7th positions and 9th positions
    • Extended and jazz chords
    • Artificial harmonics, pizzicato, bartok pizzicato, tambora,
    • Advanced arpeggios, major, minor and chromatic scales
    • Ensemble literature (classical, folk and rock)


    Students will also develop their solo playing skills through performing pieces from the basic Classical Guitar and Folk repertoire. Students are expected to practice 15-30 minutes a day.



    Required Materials for Course:


    Home:  Nylon string classical guitar, footstool

    Classroom:  3 ringed binder (1/2” or 1”) and pencil




    1. Guitar Tuner
    2. Music Stand
    3. Extra set of strings for home


    Important Dates:


    Winter Concert - Dec. 8, 2022@ 7pm, FHS (Performance Requirement)

    Spring Concert- May 11, 2023@ 7pm, FHS (Performance Requirement)


    Concert Attire: Black or Khaki pants, black dress shoes, black socks and black dress shirt


    Tag Day:  Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022- 9am-2pm. Fundraising Day for the Fine Arts Program. We are looking for parent volunteers to drive students around South Riding. More info to come.


    Activity Description

    9:00 a.m. Students arrive at Freedom and sign-in
    9:15 a.m. Student meeting with directors in the auditorium
    9:15 a.m. Scheduled arrival time for the drivers
    9:30 a.m. Meeting with the drivers in the Black Box
    9:30 a.m. Students break into groups
    9:40 a.m. Driver match-up with groups-Drivers on Front Stage
    9:50 a.m. Groups head out to canvass the neighborhood
    11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Groups return

Last Modified on August 31, 2022